Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
David Benatar
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2010-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442201705

Darwin's WormsDarwin's Worms
Adam Phillips
Adam Phillips has been called "the psychotherapist of the floating world" and "the closest thing we have to a philosopher of happiness." His style is epigrammatic; his intelligence, electric. His new book, Darwin's Worms, uses the biographical details of Darwin's and Freud's lives to examine endings-suffering, mortality, extinction, and death. Both ...
Number of pages: 148 | Publication Date: 2001-02-07 | ISBN-13: 9780465056767

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
Do our lives have meaning? Should we create more people? Is death bad? Should we commit suicide? Would it be better to be immortal? Should we be optimistic or pessimistic? Since Life, Death, and Meaning: Key Philosophical Readings on the Big Questions first appeared, David Benatar's distinctive anthology designed to introduce students to the key ex ...
Number of pages: 484 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9781442258334

On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)On the Advantage and Disadvantage of History for Life (Hackett Classics)
Friedrich Nietzsche
(Part II of Thoughts Out of Season) ...
Number of pages: 70 | Publication Date: 1980-06-15 | ISBN-13: 9780915144945

Life on the PeninsulaLife on the Peninsula
Scott Cochrane
Life on the Peninsula is an anecdotal and philosophical musing about the unique perspective that comes from having a “sense of place” and the gumption to live it - a kind of Walden Pond . . . Puget Sound style! ...
Number of pages: 260 | Publication Date: 2016-03-21 | ISBN-13: 9781530160013

On LifeOn Life
Nicholas J. Pappas
'Do you believe we can know the truth about all things, or are there things we simply can never know the truth about?' This quote from On Life captures the spirit of the book. In it, four friends Director, Friend, Artist, and Scientist pursue, in short dialogues, the truth about such topics as love, happiness, madness, belief, and pleasure. The cha ...
Number of pages: 226 | Publication Date: 2015-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9781628941326

Stages on Life's Way Stages on Life's Way
Søren Kierkegaard
Stages on Life's Way, the sequel to Either/Or, is an intensely poetic example of Kierkegaard's vision of the three stages, or spheres, of existence: the esthetic, the ethical, and the religious. With characteristic love for mystification, he presents the work as a bundle of documents fallen by chance into the hands of "Hilarius Bookbinder," who pr ...
Number of pages: 808 | Publication Date: 1988-11-01 | ISBN-13: 9780691020495

Life, Death, and MeaningLife, Death, and Meaning
In Life, Death, and Meaning, David Benatar offers a distinctive collection of readings designed to introduce undergraduates and lay readers to the key existential questions of philosophy: Do our lives have meaning? Is death something to be feared? Would it be better to be immortal? Classic and contemporary essays consider such questions as the mean ...
Number of pages: 472 | Publication Date: 2004-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9780742533684

The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Rebecca Skloot

Number of pages: 381 | Publication Date: 2011-03-08 | ISBN-13: 8601400205570

Are We Alone?Are We Alone?
Paul Davies

Number of pages: 176 | Publication Date: 1996-06-28 | ISBN-13: 9780465004195

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